Cyber Security Engineer Salary

A Cyber Security Engineer earns an average salary of $96,359 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on pay for this job. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career. A skill in Security Risk Management is associated with high pay for this job.

$59,406 - $125,370
$59K
$96K
$130K
MEDIAN: $96,359
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Salary
$59,406 - $125,370  
   
Bonus
$1,250 - $13,500  
Profit Sharing
$11,250  
Total Pay (?
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$58,260 - $129,963  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 145

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Job Description for Cyber Security Engineer

  • Effectively communicate security information to fellow analysts and customers.
  • Use technical skills to respond to threats and emergency security incidents in a timely manner.
  • Lead team in engineering solutions or improvements to prevent malicious activity.
  • Use strong knowledge of computers and electronics to monitor and analyze data from various security systems.

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Pay by Experience Level for Cyber Security Engineer

Pay by Experience for a Cyber Security Engineer has a positive trend. An entry-level Cyber Security Engineer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $80,000 based on 74 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Cyber Security Engineer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $97,000 based on 55 salaries. An experienced Cyber Security Engineer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $116,000 based on 51 salaries. A Cyber Security Engineer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $129,000 based on 6 salaries.

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Key Stats for Cyber Security Engineer

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 26 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
4%
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Experience Affects Cyber Security Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
▲33%

▲20%

▲1%

National Average
$97,000

▼17%

Skills That Affect Cyber Security Engineer Salaries

Security Risk Management
▲23%

Security Testing and Auditing
▲7%



National Average
$97,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 26 votes.

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 79%
vision benefits
Vision: 69%
no benefits
None: 10%